The VOID, a hyper reality VR experience that uses virtual reality headsets within indoor environments to create a totally immersive experience has this week announced its first public installation in the form of Ghostbusters Dimension.
The Ghostbusters Dimension experience has been created to coincide with the release of the latest Ghostbusters movie reboot which will be launching onto theatre screens July 15th, 2016.
The VR experience has been created by a partnership between Sony Pictures, Madame Tussaud’s New York and the VOID Team and will be opening to the public on July 1st. Becoming part of the Ghostbusters Experience at Madame Tussauds in Times Square, New York. Watch the teaser trailer below for a taste of what you can expect from the experience. The Void explains more about what you can expect :
Visitors to Madame Tussauds New York will also be invited to engage with Ghostbusters like never before. The cinematic experience is brought to life with state-of-the-art technology, authentic props, costumes, a vehicle, gadgets and exclusive content designed to spook guests as they move through multiple scenes inspired by the film. After exploring the iconic Ghostbusters Headquarters, guests experience the epic finale, in which visitors take part in a ghost hunt of their own, saving New York City from a paranormal villain. This supernatural encounter will also include figures of the Ghostbusters crew from the new movie, all of whom are prepared to help visitors wage battle against nefarious paranormal activity.
In Ghostbusters: Dimension, developed by THE VOID in collaboration with Ivan Reitman, Paul Feig and Sony Pictures, audiences will experience what it is like to be a Ghostbuster, tracking and trapping a supernatural foe through a New York apartment complex in an environment that combines physical props and sets, real-time interactive effects, and virtual reality technology designed by THE VOID.
“Ghostbusters has an incredible, passionate fan following, and now VR technology allows the fans to become a Ghostbuster themselves within Madame Tussauds New York. The technology is breathtaking, the experience is thrilling, and what better way is there to use VR, than to let audiences inhabit the stories they love,” said Ghostbusters creator Ivan Reitman.
For more information on the new Ghostbusters Dimension VR experience jump over to the press release website for details by following the link below.
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